Toronto, Canada 18 - 20 October 2013

Announcing the Winners

After much deliberation, our distinguished panel of judges has selected this year’s winning films. Congratulations to all of the filmmakers and teams who participated. We are proud to announce our winners.

Kudos to Helix Reel Entertainment for winning Best Film of 2013. Their film The Hat will go on to represent Toronto against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2014.


1st Place: Best Film of 2013

The Hat by Helix Reel Entertainment

2nd Place: Best Film of 2013

Exordium by THE GRAND SARACHIS

3rd Place: Best Film of 2013

In Bloom by Sleepyhead

Required Elements

  • Character: Pierson or Pierson Vallis, Detective
  • Prop: a briefcase
  • Line: "I know you think I'm being dramatic."

2013 Film List

  • Exordium by THE GRAND SARACHIS

    A detective is searching,but questions are dangerous

  • In Bloom by Sleepyhead

    A teen girl rehashes past romances and debates love with a naive admirer

  • The Hat by Helix Reel Entertainment

    mild-mannered flatfoot by day and roof-topping, crime fighting, cranium accessory by night, The Hat.


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